John Portman

John Portman

A Life of Building

DVD - 2013
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Once considered a maverick for challenging industry standards, and shunned by the American Institute of Architects, John Portman is now recognized as one of the most innovative and imitated architects of his time. Portman's iconic urban statements and eye-popping interiors have sinced graced 60 cities across four continents, redefining cityscapes such as Times Square in New York, Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, and skylines in Shanghai and Beijing. Best known for his urban mixed-use complexes, Portman's designs reveal a deep understanding of people and our response to space.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS, [2013]
ISBN: 9781608838110
Branch Call Number: DVD 720.92/JOHN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Life of building


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Nov 29, 2017

not the best video quality BUT really enjoyed learning about him AND I do wish there was even more coverage of his work


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